Inter Step Up Chase For Palermo Striker Edinson Cavani

Cavani heading for Inter, not Tottenham, according to reports...
Inter are racing towards clinching a deal for Palermo hitman Edinson Cavani as they beat Tottenham to the finish line.

Sportmediaset.it claims Inter are close to landing the Uruguay international after wrapping up talks with Palermo, who made it clear they want €23 million to snaction a deal.

The latest developments come just two days after Rosanero chief Maurizio Zamparini claimed Tottenham were eager to buy Cavani and Simon Kjaer for a combined fee of €35m.

However, Rafael Benitez has highlighted Cavani as the ideal man to replace Marko Arnautovic, who moved to Werder Bremen after his loan deal at San Siro expired.

Inter directors are now ready to speak with Cavani's entourage to reach a deal on personal terms, having already convinced Palermo.

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